Donald Hoffman of the University of California, Irvine, among others, have argued that we perceive the world as divided into objects situated within space and time, not necessarily because it has this structure but because that is the only way we could perceive it. Just because our brains navigate the world successfully does not mean they capture its structure faithfully.

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